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VirtualDub: Use ffdshow filters (resize, sharpen, watermark) in VirtualDub

In the guides here and here I talk about using the VirtualDub internal filters, namely the resize and sharpen filters. But you can also use external filters. I use the ffdshow filters. What is ffdshow, you ask? Here’s the quote from the ffdshow sourceforge page ffdshow tryouts is a DirectShow and Video for Windows codec… Read more VirtualDub: Use ffdshow filters (resize, sharpen, watermark) in VirtualDub

Firefox: “I see where you are!”, Me: “No, ya don’t!” [Turning off Geolocation Tracking in Firefox]

Geolocation Tracking/Tagging, ever heard of it? No? Check out the link! Short version: It’s the identification of your geological location. Can be good, can be bad. I don’t like being stalked though! Firefox, by standard, has geolocation tracking enabled. If you don’t want it, turn it off with a few simple steps: Type in “about:config”… Read more Firefox: “I see where you are!”, Me: “No, ya don’t!” [Turning off Geolocation Tracking in Firefox]

Remove driver leftovers with Driver Sweeper!

A long time ago I had DriverCleaner, a tool to remove certain driver leftovers! Lately I’ve had to battle with some odd issues about my graphic card driver leftovers. They just won’t delete. I wanted a clean de-installation because some games started to act up. So I set out to look for a modern and… Read more Remove driver leftovers with Driver Sweeper!

Using Firefox 3.x? Speed it up by vacuuming its SQLite database!

Recently I stumbled onto some tips how to speed up ones Firefox. Firefox, since the version 3, uses a SQLite database for various tasks such as storing bookmarks, histories, site specific preferences and backups. Over time it’s get filled up with unnecessary and old info if you want, and there’s a simple method to ditch… Read more Using Firefox 3.x? Speed it up by vacuuming its SQLite database!